Best of MLB: Cubs Surge Back in 9th Inning to Beat Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Jon Jay hit a go-ahead two-run double during a three-run ninth-inning rally against Blake Treinen, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Thursday.

Washington got more bad news after the game: speedy shortstop Trea Turner has a broken his right wrist after being hit by a pitch. The team did not have a timetable for his return.

Tommy La Stella drove in a run with a two-out single against Treinen (0-2), and Jay followed with a hit to right-center that brought home Javier Baez and La Stella.

Wade Davis struck out two in a perfect ninth for his 16th save after Felix Pena (1-0) worked the eighth.

Rookie Jeimer Candelario, who started for the injured Kris Bryant at third base, broke a 1-1 tie in the seventh by launching his first career homer off starter Joe Ross (see full recap).

Bruce helps Mets beat Marlins, break even on road trip
MIAMI -- Jay Bruce had a pair of RBI hits and scored twice, and the New York Mets took the rubber game of their series against the Miami Marlins, winning 6-3 Thursday to finish 5-5 on a road trip that started badly.

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T.J. Rivera had three hits and two RBIs, while Curtis Granderson scored twice and drove in a run.

Seth Lugo (3-1), making his fourth start of the year, allowed three runs, two earned, in six innings. Addison Reed, New York's fourth pitcher, pitched around a leadoff single in the ninth to earn his 12th save.

The Mets overtook Miami for third place in the NL East. They've outscored opponents 41-17 winning five of their past six games.

Giancarlo Stanton hit his 21st homer for the Marlins. They've scored only 21 runs in their past eight games (see full recap).

Taillon keeps Rays in check during Pirates' win
PITTSBURGH -- Jameson Taillon scattered seven hits over 6 1/3 innings, Gregory Polanco and John Jaso hit solo home runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-0 on Thursday night.

Taillon (4-2) walked two and struck out four in his longest outing since returning from a battle with testicular cancer earlier this month, lowering his ERA to 2.97 despite allowing at least one base runner in six of the seven innings he worked. Andrew McCutchen went 3 for 3 with an RBI single. The 2013 National League MVP is hitting .397 since June 1.

Chris Archer (6-5) allowed three runs in six innings, striking out five without issuing a walk for Tampa Bay, which has lost four of five.

Logan Morrison and Shane Peterson had two hits apiece for the Rays but Tampa Bay went 1 for 11 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base (see full recap).

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